Corneal Neurotization

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Corneal Neurotization Joseph Catapano Ronald Zuker Asim Ali Gregory H. Borschel DEFINITION Neurotrophic keratopathy is a degenerative corneal disease caused by impairment of corneal innervation.1 Corneal neurotization involves using functioning…

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Cross Face Nerve Graft

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Cross Face Nerve Graft Michael J. A. Klebuc DEFINITION Cross face nerve graft—interposition nerve graft utilized to transmit facial nerve motor axons from a neurologically intact to a paralyzed/paretic, contralateral…

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Thyroglossal Duct Cysts

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Thyroglossal Duct Cysts Mark Felton Jugpal S. Arneja Neil K. Chadha DEFINITION The most common congenital midline neck cyst1 Caused by embryological remnants of thyroid gland formation ANATOMY These cysts…

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Sural Nerve Harvest

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Sural Nerve Harvest Andre P. Marshall Jeffrey R. Marcus Michael R. Zenn DEFINITION The sural nerve is a lower limb sensory nerve that provides sensation to the lateral and posterior…

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Nasal Septal Hematoma

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Nasal Septal Hematoma Whitney Laurel Quong Jugpal S. Arneja DEFINITION Hematoma of the nasal septum is a relatively rare, yet potentially serious consequence of trauma to the nose where blood…

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